Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
lloyd back from total blindness. and "on the road", steve hartman visits a restaurant whose special city a second helping of compassion. >> i've been very lucky and i want people to have what i have. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" yzith scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, mitt romney has 39 days to turn his 45esidential campaign into a winner but the support of a key voting group is in jeopardy. seniors tend to vote republicans but many are concerned about what a president romney might do with medicare. look at this poll of key swing states by the "washington post." in florida where nearly one out of three voters is over 65, romney trails president obama by four points. 51% to 47%. in ohio, romney is down eight points, 52% to 44%. and it gets about the same z mbers in virginia, eight points behind. in those three states, of senior voters who said medicare is extremely important 53% are going with president obama, 42% mitt romney. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more about the medicare factor. >> the first step to a stronger strcare is to repeal obamacare.
Sep 29, 2012 2:30am PDT
they are learning very important information but it doesn't really relate to opportunity. so steve marietta, the founder, did this. he taught in the south bronx and came up with the ideas and thought, if you take kids that are from low opportunity and are street smart, they understand delayed gratification and you turn those experiences into a view of opportunity. so we've trained public school teachers. we work all over this country. we are working in 12 other countries and i think anthony took a nifty class in his high school in queens. >> you were 15, right, when you took this class? >> what does your company do exactly? >> it does a multitude of things now. it started as a computer repair/consulting company. the thing was, i wanted to change -- everyone has this idea or this mind-set of computer fixing or computer repair, thinking best buy or geek squad. it is widely known and they advertise very well. i wanted to change that. i didn't want a company look to my company, which is kind of ironic or just crazy but i wanted a family feel to the company. so what my company does is sort of li
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, entrepreneurship, innovation, and even people, you know, who work for apple. you know, they still celebrate steve jobs, one of the best entrepreneurs to ever hit our economy. i think it does resonate. i understand what he was trying to -- the point he was trying to make. i think elizabeth warren probably did it better early on but you do need to be careful. in some ways it's stating the obvious. government has a role. they have infrastructure, education, we all need that to perform our jobs, our start-up businesses, whatever. but, you know, is it going the next step and saying, well, you know, no matter how successful you are we're going to take some of it. that's what people were hearing. that's where the president needs to be careful. i do think that that theme did resonate. >> you could imagine, you're a person of -- a perfect person to channel this. you can imagine a very effective conservative -- republican message that was also kind of antiwall street? >> yeah. i wish we did. >> yes. exactly. >> i'm not into wall street. independent of wall street. >> the question is why has -- >> that's on
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and a food guy in this day and age to do that? >> i'm no steve jobs but thank you for your exaggeration. first you need to under your job as a chef is singularly to make people happy. that's it. so if you're one of those guys who think my job is to make me happy, you're in the wrong business. you should be a painter, you should be in a studio like this in some undeveloped area and paint all day long and if somebody buys your art great, if somebody doesn't that's fine too. we make food for people. this is a service for people who need on a daily basis. >> you can have this dish with anybody who would you have with it? >> anybody? what's wrong with who i have it now. >> we love that answer. >> we never get that answer. >> i would love for my grandmother to be here so i could show what i've learned what to do. after listening to lady gaga story she should be here to try these meat balls. she would love them. good old-fashioned italian food. >> great meat balls. everybody should love these meat balls. we would love it if you would sign our dish. while you're doing that i want people to know